Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Proposed Rules & Amendments

In some instances, the Supreme Court solicits comments from the public regarding its proposed Rules. Please see the list below for more information about Rules that are open to public comment.

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05/20/21Notice of 2021 Appellate Rules Package Ratification by the TN Legislature
05/20/21Notice of 2021 Civil Rules Package Ratification by the TN Legislature
Supreme Court
Rule 13: Appointment, Qualifications, and Compensation of Counsel for Indigent Defendants. 05/21/21Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments - SCT Rule 13, Section 5(3)(4)-(5) ADM2021-00308
Rule 13: Appointment, Qualifications, and Compensation of Counsel for Indigent Defendants. 05/21/21Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments - SCT Rule 13, Section 5(a)(1) and (5)(d)(1), ADM2021-0237
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 01/15/21Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments of SCT Rule 21 - ADM2020-01728
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 01/15/21Comments to Supreme Court Order to Proposed Amendments of SCT Rule 21 - ADM2020-01728
Rule 54: Interim Rule for Special Three-Judge Panels 06/15/21Supreme Court Order Amending the Rules of the TN Supreme Court to add the New Interim Rule 54 (Effective July 1, 2021) ADM2021-00663